Ashfield                   Lab  hold
                                        
                                    4/6 
 G Hoon            Lab    32,979   65.2%
 M Simmonds        Con    10,251   20.3%
 W Smith           LibD    4,882    9.6%
 M Betts           Ref     1,896    3.7%
 S Belshaw         BNP       595    1.2%
 Turnout 70.0%; Lab majority 22,728     
 Swing from Con to Lab of 11.3%         
                                        
    Ashford                    Con  hold
                                        
                                        
 D Green           Con    22,899   41.4%
 J Ennals          Lab    17,554   31.7%
 J Williams        LibD   10,901   19.7%
 C Cruden          Ref     3,201    5.8%
 R Boden           Grn       660    1.2%
 S Tyrell          NLP        89    0.2%
 Turnout 74.2%; Con majority 5,345      
 Swing from Con to Lab of 12.5%         
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